Basic page

Date adopted: 
June 27, 2019
Last update: 
August 15, 2020

Use for

Simple guidance and task related information.

Do not use for

When a user’s task is more complicated or involves more than 1 step, use the multi-step page format.


Basic pages should:

  • answer a specific, task-oriented user need; and
  • be factual guidance that the government has a duty to provide, not advice.


To help a user complete a simple task or interaction in one step.


View a good example of a basic page.